Coronavirus: Support for Vulnerable Individuals

Changes To Shielding

Since Saturday 1 August, clinically vulnerable people in England are no longer being advised to shield. Full information on these changes is available here.

Assistance in Northamptonshire

If you are vulnerable, and need help in Northamptonshire, you can call the Northamptonshire Community Resilience Service's hotline on the following number: 0300 126 1000 (option 5). Alternatively, you can email Several other local assistance schemes, dedicated to specific parishes and villages, can be found on Facebook.

Useful Contacts

NHS: 111 - only call this number if you cannot get help online at Do not visit your GP or attend hospital if you believe you have coronavirus. Do not call 999 unless your situation is a medical emergency

Age UK helpline for over 70's in need of support: 0116 299 2239.

British Red Cross help page: